Ask Several times if needed, until you Know the real answer. PLEASE DON’T Assume Something, Said or thought, yet Unsubstantiated Mostly built on Expectations or projections. PLEASE Ask me questions; Seek to know who I am, Kindling true friendship.
There are hidden opportunities To be discovered or created: When things don’t work as planned; When we come to our wit’s end; At times of loss or undoing. Unexpected possibilities Not imagined and unpredicted: Coming out of our pain; When we fail; then try again; At points of learning and knowing. We encounter fresh realitiesContinue reading “LOOK FOR THE UNEXPECTED”
Saturday, Time for rest and preparation; A day to work and play; To get ready for the celebration. Saturday, Time for making breads, cake and pie; A day to watch and pray; To anticipate as Sunday draws nigh. Saturday, A time that has changed through the years; A day to shop and pay; To watchContinue reading “SATURDAY”
Vanilla and butter, Flour and sugar, Salt and leavening. Plenty of chocolate chips; These make cookies what they are. A small touch of bitter, Hidden in some fat; Sweetly and lightly made; Some delightful moments; These make living what it is.
Orange pumpkins are piled up in fields and stores; Capturing imaginations, Teasing every child who anticipates Halloween. Odors of wood smoke and carotene drift through the air, Bringing back fond memories. Evenings are crisp, heralding overnight frost. Retreat into a warm house feels good.
Hamburger gravy Over mashed potatoes; A green salad on the side And peach crisp for dessert. Those who share this meal, Seated at the table, Are sharing news and stories; comfort is friendship, too.
If you could go anywhere, Where would you be? High in the mountains; On a ship out at sea? If you could be anyone, Would that be you? As you know yourself; Or created anew? If you made any changes, Would you improve, Or just redesign The one known as you? As for me, I’mContinue reading “IF YOU COULD”
I stand on the porch. Raindrops fall with quiet gentleness, Stroking my face; Running their fingers through my hair; Dancing on my shoulders. Their fragrance is sweet. Their pungent mix intoxicates me; Comforts my soul, Delivers my mind from noisy thoughts Until I’m still within. Coolness holds me close, Enfolding me in soft, breezy arms;Continue reading “RAINY EVENING”